Pendle comes alive whith lots of festivals throughout the year. The start of the year is kick started with the Pendle Beer Festival - run by local CAMRA the event amazes with so many tantalizing beers to try and includes some great entertainment. Summer is seen in with grand style with the Barrowford Lifestyle Festival. The middle of August sees the start of the Pendle Walking Festival. One of the UK's largest events of its type, it has a huge range of walks to suit all abilities, from Challenge Walks to ones suited to families. At the same time is the Trawden Garden Festival with its amazing Scarecrow trail which has a different theme every year.
Shortly after on Bank Holiday August Weekend is The Great British Rythm and Blues Festival. With national and international talent on display this is a multi-award-winning event that attracts tens of thousands of visitors to the area every year. Like the icing on the cake, the year is topped off with Nelson Food Festival in September and the Colne Food Festival in December.